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Yolly Roberson

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Yolly Roberson
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Florida House of Representatives District 104
Former member
Term in office began
2002
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
Yolly Roberson was a Democratic member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 104th District from 2002-2010. She served as Democratic Whip from 2004-2006.

Due to Florida term limits, Roberson could not run for re-election in the Florida House of Representatives elections of 2010.[1]

Roberson is an attorney, and has served as Public Defender for the City of Boston, and Senior Assistant Attorney General for the City of Fort Lauderdale.

She is a member of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Florida Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Florida Bar Association, and Massachusetts Bar Association.[2]

Issue positions

Roberson did not provide answers to the Florida State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[3]

Committee assignments

2009-2010

Roberson's sponsored legislation included:

  • HB 343 - "Racial and Ethnic Minority Health Care: Requires DOH to develop & implement plans relating to effective community outreach & to increasing number of racial & ethnic minority health care professionals"
  • HB 345 - "Use of Cellular Telephones: Designates act as "Heather's Law"; prohibits use of cellular telephone while operating motor vehicle except when using headset or hands-free device; provides for enforcement only as secondary offense."
  • HB 771 - "Tanning Facilities: Requires parent or legal guardian of minor to sign written statement before minor is allowed to use tanning device; provides requirements for written statement; revises age at which minor is allowed to use tanning device; prohibits minor younger than certain age from using tanning device at tanning facility; deletes provisions authorizing use of tanning device by certain minors accompanied by parent or legal guardian."

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Elections

2008

In 2008, Roberson won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 104th District. Roberson ran unopposed in the election. She raised $22,411 for her campaign.[4]

Campaign donors

Below are Roberson's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[5]

Contributor 2008 total
Hospital Corporation of America $2,000
FL Dental Assoc $1,000
Ronald Book Government Consultants $1,000
Bright House Networks $1,000
FL Assoc of Insurance & Financial Advisors $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Florida House of Representatives District 104
2002–2010
Succeeded by
John Patrick Julien